West Virginia State Senator Leaves Democratic Party For GOP

West Virginia state Sen. Glenn Jeffries left the Democratic Party to become a registered Republican this week.

At a glance

  • Jeffries, who has represented West Virginia state Senate District 8 since 2016, citing “economic development” as one of the driving reasons he made the party switch.
  • “I never have been a party person,” he said. “Making this switch is going to help me be more effective as far as recruiting and bringing companies here to this state.”

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